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Heinz Trokes
Nationality: 
german
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1913
Birth Place: 
Hamborn, Germany
Death Date: 
1997
Death Place: 
Berlin
Born 1913 at Duisburg-Hamborn, studied at Kunstgewerbeschule in Krefeld 1933, student of Johannes Itten 1933-36. Snce 1950 has lived mostly in Berlin, See biography in file. n the 1950s, Trökes was ranked together with Willi Baumeister, Ernst Wilhelm Nay and Fritz Winter, as one of the major exponents of abstract art in Germany. Important art historians of his time, such as Will Grohmann and Werner Haftmann, paid tribute to Heinz Trökes as one of the most promising and interesting artists of his generation…